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[Home Movies: San Francisco and Pacific Coast Highway, 1962]


Published 1962 circa


Shot from plane landing in SFO; POV from automobile driving up US 101 from SF airport to downtown; Golden Gate Bridge; cable cars; drive down south along coast highway (California route 1) from SFO past Daly City and Pacifica (brief shots of both); beaches and buildings in Monterey Peninsula area; additional shots along coastal highway.

Amateur film most shots from car of San Francisco and surrounding bay area. Great colors. Good Golden Gate Bridge shots. 1960s automobiles. Ends with surreal marionette puppet show with black puppet pumping case; backdrop of San Francisco, bay area.

02:12:42:28 Shot from passenger seat of car on highway 101; exit sign for Butler Road, Brisbane Exit and Candlestick Park. 1950s and 1960s cars on road.

02:12:48:25 VS Candlestick Park shot from moving car on highway.

02:12:10:09 Downtown San Francisco skyline as seen from car heading northbound on 101; takes Downtown Bay Bridge exit.

02:13:14:10 Golden Gate Bridge.

02:13:21:26 VS Alcatraz.

02:13:42:01 Nice shot of Golden Gate Bridge from Golden Gate Park.

02:14:27:23 VS from inside trolley car in San Francisco.

02:16:07:21 VS Chinatown, San Francisco. Interesting shots of white female mannequin wearing kimonos in Chinatown shop windows.

02:16:58:20 VS Japanese Garden.

02:18:00:28 VS Golden Gate Bridge.

02:19:18:22 VS California coastline near San Francisco; VS scenic landscape shots from car.

02:21:02:03 16 young 1960s beach-bum types, young men and women, laying out on California beach; longboard lying in bush.


Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: Spuzz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 6, 2014
Subject: SF Alive!
Fun and lovely silent home movie here featuring all of what you could do in SF in 1962. Lots of car shots, cameraperson definitely knew how to operate a camera.
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